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to finding the watts company, elroy worked for governor john engler of michigan. he, like me, is from detroit michigan and is a graduate of moorehouse college. thank you, elroy. [applause] >> next, albert sanders jr. come on down. albert sanders jr. is counsel to the united states committee on the judiciary. he's a principal legal and policies adviser, the assistant majority leader to senator deck durbin from illinois, chairs the committee on constitution, civil rights and human rights. he offers counsel on issues ranking from privacy, finances reform and he was named to the luke's 21 under 40 list. mr. sanders earned his become a. in political science from moorehouse college in 2001, there after, completed a certificate at wharton business school, while getting his law degree from the university of pennsylvania, where he was president of the path in 2004. he's a member of the state bar of california and the district of columbia bar. [applause] >> andre d. washington, senior sociology major from hinesville, georgia, who currently serves as the 81st student association government president for
detroit was in trouble, president obama saved the auto industry and saved 1 million jobs. seven presidents before him republicans and democrats tried to expand health care to all americans. president obama got it done. he made an historic investment to lift our nation's public schools and expanded pell grants so that more young people could afford college. and because he knows that we don't have an ounce of talent to waste, the president took action to lift the shadow of deportation of a generation of young law-abiding immigrants called dreamers. now it's time for congress to enshrine in law their right to pursue their dreams in the only place they've ever called home. america. four years ago, america stood on the brink of a depression. despite incredible odds, and united republican opposition, our president took action and now we've seen 4.5 million new jobs. he knows better than anyone that there's more hard work to do. but we're making progress. and now, we need to make a choice. it's a choice between a country where the middle class pays more so that millionaires can pay less, or a cou
of the midwestern papers. this one the sunday free press in detroit. democrats to make case for obama to return. they point out that auto industry comeback and medicare will be part of the convention's focus. you can read that at the free press of detroit. atlanta is on the line now. sandra, democrat, good morning. >> caller: good morning. >> host: why do you think washington is as divided as ever? that's the headline in the "post" today. >> caller: for one, president obama has never been given a chance. he's been doomed from day one. they talk about, you know, everybody -- they just talk about him doing what he say he was going to do. it's already messed up. and when you don't even respect the president, what else do you get? i mean, i think it's totally ridiculous. but i guess you can get anybody to make a show -- clint eastwood -- he's been acting for years. i don't have disrespect for the president. it's already divided. >> host: in clearwater, on the line for republicans. >> caller: i've got two quick examples. early on the president in a speech telling the republicans, you can get onboard
an -ed entitled, "let detroit go bankrupt." devastatn woule cascaded from michigan to ohio and across e nation. mitt romney never saw the point of building something when he could profit by tearing it down. if mitt w santa aus,e would fire the reindeer and mitt has so little economic patriotism that even his money needs a passport! it summers on the beaches of the cayman islands and winters on the slopes of the swiss alps! in matthew, chapter 6, verse 21, the scriptures teach us that where your treasure s, there will your hea be also. and, my friends, my friends, any man who be our president should keep both his treasure and his heart in the united states of america! [ applause ] and you know it's well past time, it's well past time for mitt romney to come clean with the american people on what he's saying about the president's poli policy from welfare to work. he's lying. as simple as that. and on his tax returns, 's hiding. you know, you have to wonder just what is so embarrassing that he's going to such great lengths to bury the truth. but whatever he's doing to avoid taxes, can it p
. when there were some who said, just let detroit go bankrupt, when there were folks who were willing to walk away from all the jobs that are supported here in ohio by the auto industry, i bet on american workers. and three years later -- >> that's president obama in columbus, ohio. shiller park, in fact, which is part of german village right off the downtown area there in that capital of the battleground state. we've been listening to the president explain why he says he needs four more years to, among other things, fix the issues facing the country. the vice presidential contenders are in iowa this hour. republican nominee paul ryan will be speaking in des moines. and we will take you there. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me
. >> what did mitt romney say? you all know this. he said let detroit go bankrupt. in strong -- in strong contrast, president obama took action, putting together a rescue team, demanding real change and real sacrifice from everyone involved, from management, from labor -- >> bob king, the head of the uaw speaking there. a hard pitch from the democrats here on the auto bailout, this is the president of the union, heard from an autoworker. this is an issue you have covered so intensively. are they doing the politics right? >> they are. this is an issue where the republicans were clearly on the wrong side of history. it wasn't just the president write agcheck and saying we're going to do this. mr. king just referred to a rescue team. what president obama did after much thought and consideration and consternation put together a team headed up by ron bloom who had a lot of work in dealing with troubled steel factories and he wanted to get it right. as soon as these guys from detroit showed up in their jets in washington, it was a big story. he said don't do that again. come back in your own ca
-- the president runs strong there -- ran strong there. in michigan of course mitt romney said let detroit go bankrupt. i don't think he will ever recover from that. wisconsin is -- wisconsin is closer than it was in '08. we will win wisconsin. i don't think there is any doubt. we have out organized them in wisconsin. we have got so many offices, staff, one of the top obama people in the entire orbit for many years now runs our operation in wisconsin, and we're going on the air there which made news -- made news last night that, you know, why are you going on the air there if you think you are so strong. well, look, we're getting pounded by outside groups. the romney campaign is on the area there and we have lead in three of the last five polls, and we have a real clear politics average lead of a couple of points. we'll win wisconsin when it is all said and done. the interesting one is north carolina where if you hear the republican spin on north carolina, they should be up five or ten points there. we have got whatever problems they perceive in north carolina. it's a
of that in the way for the chicago white sox game against detroit later on this evening. kansas city getting showers in the short term. dallas as well, if you're traveling, showers and thunderstorms are just about on your doorstep. cooler temperatures are out behind the front. 63 in chicago right now. should see temperatures in about the mid 60s across good stretch of the midwest. 80s down towards dallas. west coast coming in absolutely beautiful and northeast gorgeous for another day or two. early saturday we'll start to see clouds increasing with the chance for showers for the start of your weekend. for now that's a look at your weather. more "morning joe" coming your way next. ♪ ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] zyrtec®. love the air. join zyr
bankrupt. presidential candidates said -- i believe his words were along the lines of to detroit drop dead, that it wasn't something we wanted to do, to do anything to help that industry. they were willing to let the auto industry go bankrupt and then see what happens. they thought it was okay, some of these naysayers thought it was okay to bail out wall street, they thought it was okay to pad the salaries of reckless bankers who drove our economy off a cliff. it wasn't the auto worker, the nonunion auto worker in marysville that built the honda. it wasn't the chrysler auto worker in toledo that built the wrangler or liberty, it wasn't the chevy auto worker in lordstown that built the cruze, it wasn't the auto worker in defiance that built the engine or the glass worker in crestline that made the glass or the steelworker or the mill worker, it wasn't they who caused the collapse of this economy and caused the problems with the banks, but in many ways, they were blamed by the people who bet against america who were willing to say it's okay to pad the salary of reckless bankers even though t
-3. it has to go to nick washington. he nixed the catch and takes it 71 yards and detroit wins 44-41. cardinals scored the best start. no, they didn't. they beat the eagle to improve to 3 and zero best start in 38 yores and replacement rev nearly turned cowboy receiver in a casulty. he run out of bounds and ogletree slips and the cowboys win cane-10. can you imagine that costs in jerry jones not wanting to get that down. how much will it cost to get normal referrs. >> are you going to show the riking and 49ers. >> brian: they insist on talking finances. >> gretchen: okay. more states facing financial crisis and fren of them deprade to cut pension benefits and thoyce cuts may be against. so now what. joining us is stewart varney. why haven't we see a dent. >> they haven't made cuts to the pension that are paid and they are breaking the finances of the states f. you look down the road. they have an unfunded liability. that means you pay out and not got the money now. 900 billion dollars. there's no way to get the money. what are they going do do? i tell you what they are going to do
on the flight into detroit -- that we have to be more vigilant and there has to be more surveillance and there has to beat more guarding of the united states and the homeland. guest: i think we have to be careful but i don't buy colesville surveillance of and -- i don't think wholesale surveillance is affected. it does not decrease -- it does not increase our national security to do this. it threatens it. when communities feel under siege, they closed down and don't communicate. when the oklahoma city was blown up, police did not monitor other communities around the country. we think that is not acceptable to take one individual who has committed a crime and say the group that he comes from is somehow culpable and you have to crack down on them. there would have been a nationwide outcry if that had happened after timothy mcveigh. that is what has happened with the arab american community in this country. host: you talk about the growth of the program "democracy now." what change has there been in the focus for the purpose of the radio program as it has moved into television over the
fundamentalist group that wants to detroit frdoms we believe in, not to mention our best ally in the entire region, israel. and israel's the only place over there that we can count on if everything goes wrong. and so our state department and the administration and previous administrations have made these kinds of mistakes and we have been strangely, strangely, strangely silent. so i just like to end up by saying to my colleagues we should profit from our past mistakes. we should make sure that we don't try to nation build. we can't make the world over in our image. it's not possible. we have to work with unsavory leaders sometimes, people that we don't like, that we don't think are good people because of stability in the region and because of america's interest. our interests ought to be number one. the protection of our country ought to be number one. the protection of our soldiers and the people who go to war and the people of this country ought to be number one. and of secondary importance are the lives of these people in these countries that are radical. . that ought to be our number on
week. >>> encouraging news from detroit. gm, ford and chrysler all record better than expected sales gains in august. and the president said gas prices rose nearly 7 cents after refineries shut down due to isaac. the price for unleaded was $3.84. the highest since mid-april. and facebook shares hit a new all time low of $17.58 earlier. it is off more than 50% since its may ipo at $38 a share. coverage of the dnc will return after this break. ♪ i can do anything today ♪ i can go anywhere ♪ i can go anywhere today ♪ la la la la la la la [ male announcer ] dow solutions help millions of people by helping to make gluten free bread that doesn't taste gluten free. together, the elements of science and the human element can solve anything. solutionism. the new optimism. [ male announcer ] how could switchgrass in argentina, change engineering in dubai, aluminum production in south africa, and the aerospace industry in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper ave
the angels and detroit. >> that's true. >> think about that. >> you know what i'm going to call that? moneyball. i just thought of that. you like that? >> might be a book there. >> i don't know. >> this is great. get to it. >> so mlb.com. great operation. you talk about it all the time. >> bob bowman, genius. genius. >> puts on a good show over at mlb. they've got this thing where they're letting people like me, dopes like me, come in and call games for their favorite team. so they gave my dad and i the privilege in june of calling a few innings of the yankees/braves game. it was a june afternoon where it was literally 100 degrees without the humidity. and they let us sit there and sort of tell stories and half pay attention to the game. i was a big yankee fan growing up. dave winfield, my favorite player. here's a little bit of what you can see today if you go to mlb.com. >> hello, everybody. we're out here at yankees stadium where it's a beautiful day for a game. >> is it? >> 135 on the field. with 98% humidity. >> we go on vacation to wherever we go, cape cod for a week. and over
the mayor's office at the time stood you said and said we're not the worst schools in the country, detroit is the worst schools in the country, i said good for you, don't be guilty of low aspirations. i must say chicago has made progress, it's probably now the fourth worst school district in the country. i say this a big ironically. host: what are the problems? spell out the problems for the city. guest: the main problem, of course, is the condition of kids in inner cities in america. and i don't blame teachers for that. that is they are getting a lot of kids who do not have parental interest, parental involvement, a lot of kids from single parent homes. look, the singlemost important fact for the american future is 40 percent of our kids are born out of wedlock. this makes a difference in life, this makes a difference in society. so a lot of the kids that the teachers and schools have to work with come to them less than ready for school, and what can they count on after school? some kids find, other kids know, it's not so good. so understand that the material they're getting isn't all pot
. good he said we should lead detroit go bankrupt. he said we should let the housing market hit bottom. he took the chinese side on the tired debate, so as americans think about what is before them, if they want to choose a president who is going to make the right decision for middle- class families and workers and not take us back to an environment based on special rules and tax rates for high income people and the regulation of wall street, the choice is clear. president obama is your choice if wld you care about is a strong economy of the middle class. >> you want to make the closing benediction? >> i would say i have the easy job today, and that is to say thank you to our moderators. good good economic policy making is about setting priorities, recognizing resources, and making choices. it is about intellectual and political. the subtext of this debate is that we and the administration face huge challenges. they have found the ability to make the best decision and take the right path, however tuffet is. -- tough it is. none of them are easy, but we appreciate the willingness to tal
from chicago to detroit to minneapolis. may see a stray storm or two around denver. we're still warm in texas. i got good news for everyone. the rain to the north and west is going to head your way as we go through friday and then into saturday it may rain a little bit to start your weekend. i know you could use it. d.c. today should be warm. 83 and humid. probably one of the warmest days we'll see for a while. enjoy it while you can. you're watching "morning joe." we're brewed by starbucks. [ male announcer ] with a driving range of more than 550 miles you'll inevitably find yourself on a desolate highway in your jeep grand cherokee. and when you do, you'll be grateful for the adaptive cruise control that automatically adjusts your speed when approaching slower traffic. and for the blind-spot monitor... [ beeping ] ...that helps remind you that the highway might not be as desolate... as you thought. ♪ monarch of marketing analysis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and
are counted, even the dad says that democrats in chicago, detroit and cleveland, i predict that we will win, that this nightmare will be over and america will finally be on the road to recovery. god bless you and thank you very much. [applause] >> as i have often said about gary bauer is one-of-a-kind in the liberals are glad about that. the house judiciary committee sits on the substitution committee. he believes the constitution means what it says and then it should be a mind of our founding fathers. imagine not. in fact he has never come without a copy of the constitution in this coat pocket. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome from the great state of iowa, representative steve king. [applause] ♪ >> wow, thank you. all right. thank you all very much. thanks for the welcome to ask rc and everyone contributing to make this conference what it is. and for me, sitting back listening to gary bauer speech, i am up clapping my hands, too. it gets me going and i'm wondering here what kind of a void he has left me to try to fill. but you know, i want to thank frc and i want to do it in this way
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